The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 416 367 331
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -36
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 593 710 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.68% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.71% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 506 558 739
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £69,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38912 41411 40090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.62% 39.70% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31013 32175 32646
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK.

N-Tier Salary Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 within the UK.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in the UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -51 538 £45,000 +3.44% 68
London +23 201 £60,000 +4.34% 24
North West -17 68 £40,000 +6.66% 8
South East -106 61 £46,500 +16.25% 6
East of England -25 51 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Manchester +20 44 £42,500 +13.33% 4
City of London 0 41 £60,000 +14.28% 5
South West -43 37 £40,000 +19.40% 8
Yorkshire -15 31 £43,500 +16.00% 2
West Midlands -21 30 £42,500 -2.29% 10
Cheshire -29 24 £40,000 - 3
Hampshire +4 22 £32,500 -25.28% 1
West Yorkshire +2 21 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Hertfordshire +9 20 £70,000 +133.33%
Leeds +9 18 £45,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +7 18 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Scotland +7 18 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Winchester - 17 £32,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -29 15 £38,500 +24.19% 2
Staffordshire +1 13 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Bristol -13 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Docklands, London - 13 £77,500 -
Cheltenham -1 12 £38,500 +26.22%
North East -5 12 £34,750 -20.57% 2
Surrey -38 12 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Glasgow +4 11 £42,500 +0.59%
Hitchin - 11 - -
Tyne and Wear -8 10 £34,500 -21.14% 2
Wales -20 9 £35,000 +40.00%
Bedfordshire -29 9 £63,750 +13.83%

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier.

1 819 (66.37%) .NET
2 780 (63.21%) C#
3 656 (53.16%) SQL Server
4 573 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
5 529 (42.87%) SQL
6 523 (42.38%) ASP.NET
7 434 (35.17%) JavaScript
8 428 (34.68%) HTML
9 408 (33.06%) CSS
10 395 (32.01%) Microsoft
11 375 (30.39%) MVC
12 351 (28.44%) OO
13 338 (27.39%) Finance
14 323 (26.18%) Web Services
15 320 (25.93%) TDD
16 306 (24.80%) Scrum
17 276 (22.37%) XML
18 264 (21.39%) SOA
19 263 (21.31%) .NET Framework
20 248 (20.10%) jQuery
21 240 (19.45%) Windows
22 229 (18.56%) Java
23 228 (18.48%) WCF
24 226 (18.31%) Degree
25 224 (18.15%) Unit Testing
26 210 (17.02%) Oracle
27 179 (14.51%) HTML5
28 177 (14.34%) Visual Studio
29 172 (13.94%) Team Foundation Server
29 172 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 87 (7.05%) IIS
2 83 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 67 (5.43%) JBoss
4 45 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
5 43 (3.48%) CMS
6 39 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 39 (3.16%) WebSphere
7 35 (2.84%) WebLogic
8 25 (2.03%) Apache
9 22 (1.78%) Tuxedo
9 22 (1.78%) AquaLogic
9 22 (1.78%) Oracle Service Bus
9 22 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
13 11 (0.89%) Orchard CMS
13 11 (0.89%) Jetty
14 10 (0.81%) Umbraco
14 10 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 167 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.62%) MS Office
3 10 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.32%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (0.32%) Staffware
2 4 (0.32%) MoSes
2 4 (0.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 4 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Lawson
5 1 (0.081%) Summit
5 1 (0.081%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (1.94%) SaaS
4 10 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.16%) PaaS
5 2 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (7.86%) HTTP
2 43 (3.48%) Internet
3 23 (1.86%) Firewall
4 19 (1.54%) DNS
5 13 (1.05%) SAN
6 11 (0.89%) NAS
7 9 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.65%) DHCP
9 6 (0.49%) WAN
9 6 (0.49%) SMTP
9 6 (0.49%) LAN
9 6 (0.49%) Intranet
10 4 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (0.32%) IPv4
10 4 (0.32%) IPv6
11 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.24%) SNMP
11 3 (0.24%) Wireless
11 3 (0.24%) Extranet
12 2 (0.16%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 656 (53.16%) SQL Server
2 144 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 121 (9.81%) Relational Database
4 92 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 77 (6.24%) RDBMS
6 73 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 67 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (4.70%) Oracle Database
9 49 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 48 (3.89%) MySQL
11 41 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 41 (3.32%) MongoDB
12 40 (3.24%) NoSQL
13 39 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
14 31 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
15 30 (2.43%) DB2
15 30 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
16 27 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (1.54%) Hazelcast
18 18 (1.46%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 177 (14.34%) Visual Studio
2 172 (13.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (5.67%) JUnit
4 68 (5.51%) Subversion
5 65 (5.27%) NUnit
6 63 (5.11%) Git (software)
7 49 (3.97%) Maven
7 49 (3.97%) Selenium
8 47 (3.81%) JIRA
9 33 (2.67%) Moq
10 31 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
11 28 (2.27%) Ant
11 28 (2.27%) Jenkins
12 27 (2.19%) SoapUI
12 27 (2.19%) Eclipse
13 26 (2.11%) WebDriver
14 25 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
14 25 (2.03%) AccuRev
15 23 (1.86%) TestNG
15 23 (1.86%) JMeter
General
1 338 (27.39%) Finance
2 107 (8.67%) Banking
3 58 (4.70%) Retail
4 54 (4.38%) Front Office
5 51 (4.13%) Marketing
6 42 (3.40%) Games
7 40 (3.24%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.11%) Investment Banking
9 22 (1.78%) Back Office
10 17 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.38%) Advertising
11 14 (1.13%) Legal
11 14 (1.13%) French Language
12 11 (0.89%) Publishing
13 6 (0.49%) Law
14 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.41%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.32%) Billing
15 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 798 (64.67%) Developer
2 294 (23.82%) .NET Developer
3 258 (20.91%) C# Developer
4 171 (13.86%) Senior Developer
5 160 (12.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 150 (12.16%) Architect
7 117 (9.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 101 (8.18%) Java Developer
8 101 (8.18%) Software Developer
9 93 (7.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 89 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
11 88 (7.13%) Analyst
12 66 (5.35%) Web Developer
13 60 (4.86%) Lead Developer
14 56 (4.54%) Senior .NET Developer
15 47 (3.81%) Senior C# Developer
16 46 (3.73%) Team Leader
17 45 (3.65%) Consultant
18 43 (3.48%) Tester
19 42 (3.40%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (66.37%) .NET
2 523 (42.38%) ASP.NET
3 428 (34.68%) HTML
4 408 (33.06%) CSS
5 323 (26.18%) Web Services
6 276 (22.37%) XML
7 263 (21.31%) .NET Framework
8 248 (20.10%) jQuery
9 228 (18.48%) WCF
10 179 (14.51%) HTML5
11 172 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 155 (12.56%) Ajax
13 133 (10.78%) WPF
14 131 (10.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 129 (10.45%) Spring
16 111 (9.00%) CSS3
17 106 (8.59%) JSON
18 97 (7.86%) SOAP
19 92 (7.46%) WinForms
20 89 (7.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 123 (9.97%) Client/Server
2 114 (9.24%) Computer Science
3 104 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
4 72 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (4.13%) Mobile App
6 42 (3.40%) Inversion of Control
7 32 (2.59%) Derivative
7 32 (2.59%) Mathematics
8 28 (2.27%) Open Source
8 28 (2.27%) User Experience
9 23 (1.86%) SWIFT
10 22 (1.78%) Hedge funds
11 21 (1.70%) iPhone
12 19 (1.54%) Equities
13 18 (1.46%) Fixed Income
14 17 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
15 16 (1.30%) Online Games
15 16 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (1.30%) Blackberry
16 14 (1.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 240 (19.45%) Windows
2 90 (7.29%) Linux
3 76 (6.16%) Android
4 59 (4.78%) Apple iOS
5 41 (3.32%) UNIX
6 38 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.89%) Windows Phone
11 9 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.73%) Solaris
12 7 (0.57%) AIX
12 7 (0.57%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.49%) MVS
14 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.081%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (30.39%) MVC
3 351 (28.44%) OO
4 320 (25.93%) TDD
5 306 (24.80%) Scrum
6 264 (21.39%) SOA
7 224 (18.15%) Unit Testing
8 135 (10.94%) Mentoring
9 128 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
10 123 (9.97%) Software Engineering
11 119 (9.64%) OOD
12 118 (9.56%) E-Commerce
13 113 (9.16%) UML
14 97 (7.86%) OOP
15 93 (7.54%) Multithreading
16 71 (5.75%) Web Development
17 55 (4.46%) CRM
18 53 (4.29%) Test Automation
19 46 (3.73%) Content Management
20 45 (3.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 780 (63.21%) C#
2 529 (42.87%) SQL
3 434 (35.17%) JavaScript
4 229 (18.56%) Java
5 163 (13.21%) T-SQL
6 117 (9.48%) VB.NET
7 79 (6.40%) VB
8 31 (2.51%) VB6
9 30 (2.43%) C++
10 29 (2.35%) Delphi
11 28 (2.27%) VBA
12 23 (1.86%) COBOL
13 21 (1.70%) Objective-C
14 20 (1.62%) XPath
15 19 (1.54%) XAML
15 19 (1.54%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.38%) PHP
17 14 (1.13%) ActionScript
18 7 (0.57%) C
18 7 (0.57%) Lua
Qualifications
1 226 (18.31%) Degree
2 45 (3.65%) VCP4
3 41 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.38%) ISEB
5 15 (1.22%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.65%) MCPD
10 7 (0.57%) MCP
11 6 (0.49%) MCTS
12 5 (0.41%) MCSE
13 4 (0.32%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.32%) MCITP
13 4 (0.32%) Brainbench
14 3 (0.24%) CISSP
14 3 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.27%) QA
2 18 (1.46%) WAI
3 9 (0.73%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.57%) SLA
5 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.41%) EMIR
5 5 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.32%) COBIT
7 3 (0.24%) WCAG
8 2 (0.16%) HL7
9 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.49%) XenApp
3 6 (0.49%) XenDesktop
3 6 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.32%) vSphere
4 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.32%) vCloud
4 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.16%) NFS
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 40 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.22%) MOM
3 9 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (0.24%) Puppet
5 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.081%) nmon
6 1 (0.081%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.081%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 395 (32.01%) Microsoft
2 210 (17.02%) Oracle
3 67 (5.43%) IBM
4 34 (2.76%) HP
5 33 (2.67%) Sybase
5 33 (2.67%) VMware
6 31 (2.51%) BEA
7 22 (1.78%) Micro Focus
8 18 (1.46%) Google
9 17 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.30%) Sencha
11 11 (0.89%) Telerik
11 11 (0.89%) Sun
11 11 (0.89%) Cisco
12 10 (0.81%) Business Objects
13 8 (0.65%) SAP
13 8 (0.65%) DevExpress
14 7 (0.57%) Terracotta
14 7 (0.57%) Appcelerator
14 7 (0.57%) Veritas
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
White Clarke Group
Salary: £70-80k dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago